Karel D. Ingram

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Obituary

PEPPERELL, Mass. -- Karel Denis Ingram, 94, died at his home on Feb. 6, 2011.

He was born in Garut, Indonesia on Dec. 30, 1916, to August Paul and Jeanne (Doerrleben) Ingram. He was a direct descendent of Jan van Riebeeck, founder of Cape Town, South Africa.

He served in the Dutch Armed Forces in the Dutch East Indies during World War II and spent four years in a Japanese POW camp. Because of his education as a chemist, his expertise was called upon to oversee the drinking water facility and correct problems with an impure water supply. After the war, he emigrated with his family to the Netherlands and then to the United States in 1960. He worked as a research chemist for General Foods, before retiring in 1979.

He was predeceased by his wife, Edme M. (Broers) Ingram, in 1987. Family members include his sister, Nel, of the Netherlands; his son Paulus Ingram of Connecticut; his son August Ingram of New Hampshire; his daughter Shanna Papademos; his daughter Joka Quigley of Massachusetts.; eight grandchidren; five great-grandchildren, a nephew and a cousin.

SERVICES: Arrangements are being handled by the Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home, Salem, N.H. A memorial service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Dunstable Congregational Church at 518 Main St. in Dunstable, Mass. Burial will be private.



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